Karachi. A young cricketer from Hyderabad in southern Sindh province attempted suicide after he was not selected in the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) home team for the Inter City Championship. Fast bowler Shoaib had cut his wrist and family members took him to the hospital in an emergency on Tuesday. A family member told that after the trial for the Inter City Championship, Shoaib was not selected by the coach in the team, after which he locked himself in the room due to depression.
The family member said, ‘We found him in the bathroom of our room and his wrist was slit. He was unconscious and we immediately took him to the hospital, where he is still in critical condition. In February 2018, Karachi’s U-19 cricketer Mohammad Zarayab committed suicide by hanging himself at his home after being dropped from the city’s U-19 team. Due to this, the situation of controversy remains.
Former captain also in hospital
Earlier there was big news about former Pakistan captain Zaheer Abbas. His health is bad and he is being treated in the ICU of a private hospital in London. He was recently found corona positive. According to the report of Geo News, Zaheer was on oxygen support for 3 days. While catching a flight to London, he had come in contact with a corona infected person. When he reached London, he complained of kidney problems and pneumonia. After that he had to be admitted to the hospital.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 22, 2022, 18:56 IST